CineVue

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Month: March 2013

DVD Review: ‘Thale’

★★★☆☆ An opening shot of a cassette-recorder playing and the screams of a woman give an instant suggestion that Aleksander Nordaas’ sophomore feature, Thale (2012), will be venturing into the territory of torture porn. Much like fellow Norwegian creature-feature Trollhunter […]

DVD Review: ‘Sightseers’

★★★☆☆ Returning to recurring themes explored in previous works, Sightseers (2012) – Ben Wheatley’s third feature – sees the director teaming up with comedians Alice Lowe and Steve Oram to depict a tale of soured idealism, taking his proclivity for […]